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"BOOK IT" TO KNOWLES ~ Evening Discussion Group

Gathering monthly on a Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., this book group is for those who want to broaden their horizons through fellowship, food and sharing good books. A home-cooked meal will be served at 5:00 p.m., followed by a facilitated book discussion. You will be exploring literature to encourage a shared dialogue which will inspire intellectual, spiritual, and emotional growth. Not everyone can finish every book, but come anyway! You may still have valuable insights. Join us to share your common passion of reading while you build friendships and learn from each other. Fee is $12 for the meal, reservations are required.

Book discussions will sometimes include a visit by the author or skyping the author. Join us this spring for discussions on the below books. Future book selections will be posted on our website as they become available.. Call the center for more information - 402.359.4288.


February 21-"The Railwayman’s Wife" by Ashley Hay (288 pages, 2016)  Explores the aftermath of World War II in an Australian seaside town and the mysterious poem that changes the lives of those that encounter it.

March 21-Reader’s Choice... Select a book by Elizabeth Berg.

April 18-“House of Hawthorne” by Erika Robuck (416 pages, 2015)  A novel that explores the unlikely marriage of novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne and artist Sophia  Peabody, a forgotten woman in history who inspired on of the greatest writers of American literature.

May 16-”Clementine” by Sonia Purnell (448 pages, 2016)  Biography of a complex woman struggling to maintain her own identity while serving as the conscience and principal advisor of Winston Churchill.

June 20-”Everyone Brave is Forgiven” by Chris Cleave (432 pages, 2016) This novel, set in 1939-1942 London, features a perfect wartime love story inspired by the real-life love letters between Chris Cleave’s grandparents.

July 11-Reader’s Choice... Select a book with “Girl” or “Girls” in the title.


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